Hissein Brahim Taha elected Secretary-General of OIC

  • Former Chadian FM will take over the post from current Secretary-General in November 2021
  • Taha's election was welcomed by Saudi Arabia
By Arab News ·


Ethiopia’s Abiy says Tigray fighting ‘completed’ as army claims regional capital

  • For more than three weeks now, Ethiopia and Tigray have engaged in fierce fighting
  • Global concern remains centered on the half a million residents of Mekele, Tigray’s regional capital
By AFP ·

Abu Dhabi government grants citizens $2 billion in homes, loans to mark National Day

  • The government will also waive mortgage repayments for some retirees and families of deceased citizens
By Arab News ·

Saudi vegan bodybuilder slams diet myths

  • Ali Al-Salam, who stopped consuming animal products in 2017, says certain steps must be completed to have an athletic body

Saudi Arabia ranked sixth for safest travel 

By Rawan Radwan ·

Libyan deputies pledge to end divisions

  • At the end of talks, 123 of the parliament’s 180 members pledged to put an end to “hate speech” and “divisions”
  • They vowed to hold “parliamentary elections and to complete the transition as soon as possible”
By AFP ·

Scotland leader ‘never been more certain’ of independence

  • The head of Scotland’s devolved government and the leader of the pro-independence SNP told supporters at the party’s virtual conference
By AFP ·

US sanctions Chinese and Russian firms over Iran trade

  • Four companies accused of ‘transferring sensitive technology and items’ to missile program
By Arab News ·

Liverpool frustrated by VAR as Brighton snatch late equalizer

  • Jurgen Klopp's side suffer late blow as Pascal Gross coolly converts late penalty
By AFP ·

Frankly Speaking: Arab News premieres first talkshow with former PM of Pakistan

  • Hosted by veteran journalist Frank Kane, program will interview movers and shakers, world policymakers
  • Each episode of the program is 20 minutes, with occasional additional reporting and interviews to be included throughout
By Arab News ·

MENA Digital Awards reveals 2020 winners

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·